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Germaine M. (Lengerich) Straub

November 30, 1922 ~ August 16, 2021 (age 98)

Obituary

Germaine M. Straub, 98, of Decatur, IN passed away on Monday, August 16, 2021, at North Woods Village Nursing Home in Fort Wayne.  Germaine was born in Decatur, IN on November 30, 1922, to the late August and Ellen (Rumschlag) Lengerich. Germaine married Glenn A. “Straubie” Straub Jr. on October 6, 1945.

Germaine was a parishioner of St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church and a member of the Women of St. Mary’s.  She was a homemaker.  Germaine also worked at Lengerich Meats where she retired in 1984 after 24 years of service.

She is survived by two sons, Steven (Jenny) Straub of Decatur and Thomas (Carolyn) Straub of Fort Wayne; one sister Mary Ann Dale of Decatur; two sisters-in-law, Bonnie Lengerich and Alice Lengerich; 6 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.

Germaine was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, Glenn Straub Jr.; son, James; brothers, Arthur, Clarence, Aloysius, Julius, Richard, Robert & Raymond Lengerich; sisters, Agnes (Sr. Redempta), Estella (Sr. Eymardine), Amelia Loshe, Lucille Brite, and Delores Mankey.

Visitation will be from 4:00-8:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 19, 2021, at Haggard-Sefton-Hirschy & Zelt Funeral Home, with Reciting of the Holy Rosary at 3:30 prior to visitation.

A 1:00 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, August 20, 2021, at St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church with Father David Ruppert officiating. Calling also will be 1 hour prior to Mass from Noon-1:00 p.m. in St. Mary’s Parish Hall.     

Burial will follow in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery.

Preferred memorials are to St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church or The Hope Clinic.

Arrangements by Haggard-Sefton-Hirschy & Zelt Funeral Home 

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Services

Recitation of the Rosary
Thursday
August 19, 2021

3:30 PM
Haggard-Sefton-Hirschy & Zelt Funeral Home
225 West Adams Street
Decatur, IN 46733

Visitation
Thursday
August 19, 2021

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Haggard-Sefton-Hirschy & Zelt Funeral Home
225 West Adams Street
Decatur, IN 46733

Visitation
Friday
August 20, 2021

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church
414 Madison St
Decatur, IN 46733

Mass of Christian Burial
Friday
August 20, 2021

1:00 PM
St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church
414 Madison St
Decatur, IN 46733

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